Senior PHP Developer

Job Title: Senior PHP Developer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Inner Suburbs Brisbane, Queensland
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JO-2010-101610_1601620466
Contact Name: Nicholas Leong
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 02, 2020 16:34

Job Description

About the Role
We are looking for a Senior PHP Developer to support the application migration and development of Azure pipelines for an important Application to be hosted in Azure Web Services for Containers.

Your primary focus will be to support the Senior Digital Lead developer to ensure the application server-side logic, performance and responsiveness is working appropriately on the hosted infrastructure (ie Azure Web Services for Containers) and the set-up of automated development pipeline in Azure DevOps.

Key Responsibilities

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by front-end developers
  • Build efficient, testable, and reusable PHP code and composer packages
  • Solve complex performance problems and architectural challenges
  • Integration of data storage solutions {{may include databases….)
  • Adjust existing PHP code to meet PaaS architecture requirements
  • Develop CAC scripts to interact with PaaS

About You

Must Have

  • Commercial experience with Laravel 6 and 7
  • Commercial experience GraphQL
  • Commercial experience Redis
  • Commercial experience with SPAs using VueJS
  • Deep understanding of Docker containers
  • Deep understanding of Azure WebApps

Nice to have

  • Understanding of PHP implementations of Auth2.0
  • Experience with Azure PaaS products
  • Experience writing and updating unit test scripts

Experience Sought:

  • Minimum 5+ years PHP Development experience (Experience PHP7 and above ideal)
  • Strong knowledge of PHP web framework Laravel
  • Strong knowledge of the common PHP or web server exploits and their solutions
  • Familiarity with MySQL/Maria databases
  • 2 to 5 years experience in delivering web applications in cloud (Azure Web Services preferred) and Containers
  • Experience working in DevOps or CI/CD experience (Azure Pipeline / DevOps preferred)
  • Good understanding and technical exposure to Azure Cloud technologies and concepts.
  • Familiar with Infrastructure concerns like scalability, high availability, gateways, load balancers, traffic manager, replication techniques.

The Benefits

  • Work from home (WFH) due to COVID-19
  • Brisbane based candidates ONLY
  • Remote working possible
  • Great organisation with great Development team

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Nicholas Leong on 07 3023 1069, quoting ref no. JO-2010-101610. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at